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Central Avenue Walking Tour

Tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district. Learn about life in Tampa’s African-American community from the 1890s to the 1960s with stops including the Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, Jackson House, and Perry Harvey, Sr. Park. Advance tickets are required. Tours start on Saturdays at 10 a.m. from various downtown locations and not at the 

$20

Ybor City Walking Tour

Tour Tampa's only National Historic Landmark District and learn about early Ybor City people, social life, and work culture.

$20

Downtown Tampa Walking Tour

Learn about Tampa’s compelling history on this guided trek as you stroll past City Hall, Sacred Heart Church, the Floridan Palace Hotel, and even Tampa’s oldest bar, The Hub! Each 90-minute walk is led by a History Center-trained docent and is limited to 25 people to ensure an intimate and informative experience. Participants will walk 

$20

Central Avenue Walking Tour

Tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district. Learn about life in Tampa’s African-American community from the 1890s to the 1960s with stops including the Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, Jackson House, and Perry Harvey, Sr. Park. Advance tickets are required. Tours start on Saturdays at 10 a.m. from various downtown locations and not at the 

$20

Ybor City Walking Tour

Tour Tampa's only National Historic Landmark District and learn about early Ybor City people, social life, and work culture.

$20

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Museum hours

The history center is open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

**Galleries are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas and open until 3 p.m. on Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

Admission prices

Adult: $16.95
College Student: $14.95
Senior (60+): $14.95
Youth (7-17): $12.95
Child (0-6): Free
Members: Free

**First responders and veterans may receive discounted admission at Visitor Services.

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Corporate events

Are you looking for a one-of-a-kind Tampa experience for your next corporate event or convention party? Are you a meeting planner looking for a unique setting to host a board retreat or employee function? Located within walking distance of downtown hotels, the History Center is perfect for your next corporate event.

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